All Safety & training Articles

How is lift planning integrated in safety and business?
Hannah Sundermeyer speaks with engineering experts about the current state of lift planning.
How to protect workers from toxic metals
The construction industry needs to consider interventions on all fronts connected to worker safety, writes Joel Dandrea, Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association CEO
Top tips for taking care of your crane operators
Crane workers need maintenance checklists too.
What are the new trends in operator training?
Technology and the digital post pandemic world are showing smarter ways to communicate, learn and teach
CM Labs unveils boom truck simulator
The boom truck simulator can deploy outriggers to level the equipment before operation, and also simulates the swing effect of the load.
Graham Brent announces retirement
Graham Brent will step down in the summer of 2022.
Cyber security: Are businesses becoming too complex to secure?
As construction and transport companies lean into more hi-tech, digital internal processes and systems, the threat of a cyber breach, especially from third-party relationships and software supply chains, remains ever-present.
Crane Industry Services expands team
Training provider appoints new team members
What’s new in pilot car certification?
Hannah Sundermeyer provides an in-depth update on the latest SC&RA pilot car initiatives and certification.
Top training practices for increased construction productivity
Zack Parnell discusses how top practices align with McKinsey & Company’s ‘Construction Productivity Imperative.’
ALLMI issues safety alert
The trade association issued an alert relating to swing-up stabiliser legs
ABB to automate steel making
An autonomous steel making digital solution for smart factories called ABB Ability Smart Melt Shop
New boom truck training simulator
CM Labs’ new simulator teaches operators how to deploy and use a digger derrick attachement
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
15 types of cyber attack
What are the specific types of cyber attack that are posing a threat to the construction industry?
Mobile Mini adds shut-off crane safety feature
Company investing £5.5million on fleet upgrades by year end
How new technology is boosting crane safety
Safety on site is paramount. A key element is the latest hardware and software, some already in use, and some still in development, assisting crane operators to safely do their job. 
How wind data can improve tower crane safety and productivity
Windcrane’s Eduardo Estelles will argue at ITC that centralising wind data benefits everyone in the tower crane supply chain
NSC and ITI partner for hazard awareness experience
The National Safety Council (NSC) and Industrial Training International (ITI) team up for VR hazard exam. 
New heavy haul Volvo for Chapman
Derbyshire, UK-based Paul Chapman and Sons has added a Volvo FH16 750 Globetrotter XL heavy haulage tractor to its fleet
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